Prognostic utility of erectile dysfunction for cardiovascular disease in younger men and those with diabetes

Martin Miner, Allen D. Seftel, Ajay Nehra, Peter Ganz, Robert A. Kloner, Piero Montorsi, Charalambos Vlachopoulos, Melinda Ramsey, Mark Sigman, Peter Tilkemeier, Graham Jackson

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Abstract

Multiple published studies have established erectile dysfunction (ED) as an independent risk marker for cardiovascular disease (CVD). In fact, incident ED has a similar or greater predictive value for cardiovascular events than traditional risk factors including smoking, hyperlipidemia, and family history of myocardial infarction. Here, we review evidence that supports ED as a particularly significant harbinger of CVD in 2 populations: men

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-28
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Heart Journal
Volume164
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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